Cisco CSP 5000 Series

Cisco is a leading provider and manufacturer of IT networking and security appliances and software. Their goal is to connect people, devices, and computer networks, all while allowing people to access their information whenever and wherever they are. The solutions they develop are used by businesses around the globe. They span across various industries and are all business of varying size. From a small business to a growing enterprise organization with a large (and possibly distributed) workforce, Cisco has the appliances and solutions needed to improve network efficiency and secure your business information for your employees and customers.

Today’s your workforce can be anywhere. Cisco’s solutions allow people to access or transfer information without regard to differences in time, place, or computer system. Cisco’s portfolio switches provide always-on, always-secure connectivity. The Cisco Cloud Services Platform (CSP) 5000 Series is a turnkey, open Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) platform based on x86 and RHEL Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). It is optimized for the networking data plane and for operational simplicity and can be managed with orchestration or as standalone network platform.

The platforms enable enterprise IT teams or service providers to quickly deploy any Cisco or third-party network virtual service with Cisco’s Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) or any other northbound management and orchestration system. Or they can be used standalone through a simple, built-in native web user interface, a Command-Line Interface, a Representational State Transfer API, and NETCONF/YANG interfaces. The Cisco CSP 5000 Series comes in either 1-rack-unit or 2RU form factors to fit the requirements of Virtual Network Functions and network-service chains in network and compute.

The CSP 5000 Series can be deployed within data centers, regional hubs, colocation centers, the WAN edge, the DMZ, and even at a service provider’s Point of Presence (PoP), hosting various Cisco and third-party VNFs. From the edge of your network to your server farm or point of presence, you can virtualize services with the CSP 5000 to optimize your resource use, hosting several virtual services per node and extending your equipment lifecycle through reuse.

Take advantage of one of the industry's best-integrated and most comprehensive security portfolios. The Cisco CSP 5000 Series is optimized for the networking data plane. Shop Cisco CSP 5000 Series, today!